ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- After years of sticking with a hard peg that spooked investors and drained dollars from the economy, Nigeria has officially floated its naira currency.
Sources familiar with the matter told BusinessDay that a market rate based on a willing buyer and a willing seller is currently being quoted by banks who sent out emails to some customers confirming the change.
The I & E window is now quoting a range of between N750 -N755/$.
According to the some bankers, the rate could go as high as N800 by the end of today.
The bankers expaliend that the next move now should be to prioritise supply of dollars to support the naira float.